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In greeting new Secretary of State John Kerry, members of the Foreign Service were welcoming one of their own. They hope his arrival at Foggy Bottom will mark new understanding of — and support for — the work they do around the world....
Shortly after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party's nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
In an effort to raise funds for the city's commemoration of the War of 1812 next year, Havre de Grace's bicentennial planning committee is throwing a festive New Year's Eve party. "In the efforts to bring a three-day festival in Havre de Grace to...
Tags: Havre de Grace, War of 1812, New Year's Day
The Howard County Historical Society is starting the holiday season in grand style with its 36th annual Holiday House Tour on Sunday, Dec. 9, from 1 to 6 p.m. Five privately owned historic properties in Ellicott City will be decked out in their...
As the 2012 presidential campaign soldiers on toward its final days, no one seems at a loss for an opinion on the outcome. Since 2010 in Maryland, we don't have to wait until the first Tuesday in November to vote. Early voting centers — in...
Lady Baltimore has withstood much in 189 years perched overlooking Courthouse Square. She has lost both of her arms over the decades — one of them, holding high a wreath that signifies service to the republic, was sheared off by a gust of wind in...
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100 Years Ago Spirit and kick "Misses Lillian Schultz and Mary Merceron attended one of the performances of "Ben Hur" at the New Academy of Music. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rider and daughter of "Sherwood," have been visiting Mrs. H. Newton De Vries. Mrs....
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Doug Mainwaring's article about the tea party, "Why the name calling?" (Aug. 10), was highly amusing. If name-calling is the problem, I'd suggest hey start with themselves. Whether it is Sarah Palin talking about "death panels" or Tea Party Nation CEO...
Jonathan Biedron didn't bother complaining the first time he noticed a difference between the price he was charged for office supplies and the figure posted on the shelf. But when it happened repeatedly — and always in the store's favor —...
From Wire ReportsWASHINGTON - Former President Ronald Reagan will be memorialized at the first presidential state funeral in more than three decades, a ritual rich in traditions from the country's earliest days. Presidents, former presidents and presidents-elect are...
Tags: White House, John Adams, Death, Abraham Lincoln, Government
Sun ReporterTexas Gov. George W. Bush claimed victory last night in the presidential race, after he was certified the winner of Florida's election by 537 votes out of nearly 6 million cast. Vice President Al Gore refused to concede and announced that he would try to...
Sun Foreign StaffMAPUTO, Mozambique - On sweaty summer nights in this tropical East African port, people searching for relief can go to A Fofoca Pub. A sticky sea breeze staggers through the open windows, and the pub's prized satellite television offers patrons news of...
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